Nablus is in the Northern West Bank and was a stronghold of Palestinian resistance during the second intifada. It is governed by the Palestinian Authority, yet the Israeli Army controls the checkpoints at the city’s entrances, severely restricting the movement in and out of the city and hampering economic life.

In recent times, some of the roadblocks have been removed and business is slowly improving, but no-one knows how long these improvements will last as tensions in this area are quick to return.

Watch this film as it discusses in detail, factors which influenced Yusara in her life choices and her journey to empowerment.